Travel Blogs from Forbach
... about 4-5 m and their gnarled and twisted branches form an umbrella which reaches down to the ground. The trees themselves are very rare, although there are about 1000 in the Verzy forest. They are a scientific enigma and their presence in the forest was mentioned in the 6th century. The other special thing about the forest was that we heard our first cuckoo. They really do sound like the cuckoos on cuckoo clocks! Verzy is also in the middle of the grape ...
... a lot. At the Amsterdam airport they had this crazy chocolate store that had the most rediculous chocolates. one of them were mini wine bottles made out of chocolate. And I saw all of the foods that Jason had told me about too!! Like the candy sprinkles on toast and the louftwafles. At the next airport we waited for the shuttle for a long time and just ended up eating and playing Presidents for a couple hours.
... a number of small formerly-separate villages were blended into a greater Merzig in 1974; altogether the population is about 30,000.
The town has a few museums, historical sights and pretty parks. One of the main sights is St. Peter's (Catholic) church which has a "forked" cross seen in many German churches. The relatives probably attended here because the church was built in the 11th century, and the relatives didn't immigrate until the middle of ...
... more obstacle was in store for us. We'd joked on the drive that it would be just our luck if the chateau gates were closed. You know, the ones that keep out the invaders. Our luck was running true. The gates were closed and locked! Fortunately in the 21st century the gate was manned not by an armed guard, but with a phone connected to the manager or owner. She testily told us to just press any button on the numbered lock. Who knew?
Welcome to Saarbrücken !
Saarbrücken tells the story of two Cities, Alt Sarrbrücken and St Johann reunited in 1900 to create a metropolis with human dimensions, resolutely modern but also proud of its heritage showing in the picturesque little Streets and squares of the historic district, making it a vibrant and cosmopolitan City with many visitors coming from the neighbouring countries.
Here, in the 3 Borders Country ...
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